The Old Bay Restaurant

The Old Bay Restaurant

Cajun / Creole Restaurant, Bar, and Karaoke Bar
61 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, United States
Hours:
Closed until 4:00 PM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 4:00 PM–2:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

The Old Bay Restaurant: where every day is Mardi Gras! Join us for New Orleans-style food, specialty drinks, and craft beer today!

7.4/10

Based on 98 votes

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  • Tommy B.

    Best damn staff and craft beer selection you could ever find! I should know. ;)

    Tommy Brennan · 1 week ago
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  • m18172003

    Craft brew selection

    m18172003 · October 21, 2014
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  • Jimmy K.

    I've been to New Orleans and this place gets it right.

    Jimmy Kastner · September 8, 2014
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  • Mike R.

    Omg. Try the 50/50 Burger. Half ground beef, half applewood smoked bacon ground together. 😛😛😛🍔🍔

    Mike Richardson · May 10, 2014
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  • Tammy K.

    Awesome food with generous portions and a great atmosphere

    Tammy Kelley · March 9, 2014
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  • Crystal F.

    Fried Shrimp po'boy was inCredible

    Crystal Fitzpatrick · February 23, 2014
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  • Mark K.

    Good food,great service! :)

    Mark Knoth · January 21, 2014
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  • Peter M.

    Friendly, great bartenders, tip them well!

    Peter Magulak · November 22, 2013
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  • Dee Jay K.

    Halloween Party tonight 1/2 price drinks, costume contest, etc

    Dee Jay Kava · October 28, 2013
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  • Davidson H.

    Good beer selection!

    Davidson Hang · October 21, 2013
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  • John B.

    NJCB Membership Club: 15% off food.

    John Beck · September 13, 2013
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  • Sam H.

    Great tap list. Beers from all over the world

    Sam Hart · July 25, 2013
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  • Andy A.

    Best draft beer selection in town. Constantly rotating tap so come often.

    Andy Arehart · May 15, 2013
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  • Alex C.

    Great beers

    Alex Campbell · May 10, 2013
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  • Allen H.

    Awesome time, great bands , fun people!! Happy birthday Chrissie!

    Allen Heinlein · March 16, 2013
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  • Shelly B.

    Try the bananas foster martini. $5 cover Fridays after 10.

    Shelly B · March 16, 2013
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  • Radomir R.

    Try the new 50/50 burger,awsome !!!

    Radomir Radev · March 13, 2013
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  • Michael R.

    Great beer choices

    Michael R · March 9, 2013
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  • Todd A.

    Meat pockets are so good!

    Todd Annese · March 8, 2013
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  • Wilson L.

    Food was awful! Not sure why this place is still in business!!

    Wilson Lopez · February 21, 2013
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  • Kristin G.

    Where craft beer lovers rejoice.

    Kristin Gum · February 8, 2013
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  • Anthony G.

    They just built a new stage. Definitely see a band or sing on-stage during their karaoke on Tuesdays. DJ Rob is the man.

    Anthony Galasso · February 3, 2013
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  • Anil K.

    Chowder is fantastic

    Anil Kappa · February 2, 2013
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  • Wolfsburg B.

    Truthfully probably the best service I've ever had period. Visited 3 times this trip so far and have yet to be disappointed. Knowledgable, friendly staff, good food and great beer selection.

    Wolfsburg Boxers · September 25, 2012
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  • Rehka s.

    Went over in July. High priced bad food.

    Rehka sadpra · September 20, 2012
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  • Ed

    Chicken sausage jumbalaya is great! No appetizers necessary.

    Ed · March 16, 2012
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  • E L.

    Crab cakes, stuffed salmon special (wow) and mongo double IPA ... Wicked !

    E L · February 19, 2012
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  • Manwich T.

    No where else in central jersey is there a joint where you can find a finer catfish

    Manwich Trailwalker · November 8, 2011
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  • Graycar Travel

    This place has been around long enough to perfect New Orleans creole cuisine. Some of the classic dishes pack some heat, so be sure to order a hurricane to go with it.

    Graycar Travel · October 17, 2011
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  • Amy D.

    Try the swamp water - midori, southern comfort, bourbon, sour mix, and 151 it's awesome

    Amy Denholtz · September 1, 2011
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  • Tim R.

    Great outdoor smoking area!

    Tim Ross · August 20, 2011
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  • Jonathan G.

    It's worth paying the $2 a pint during half off days for beer you can't get anywhere else in Brunswick. Awesome deal.

    Jonathan Gonzalez · June 24, 2011
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  • Jose V.

    Drink......

    Jose Valenzuela · June 10, 2011
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  • Kalli B.

    ClubPlanet!!!!! Read more

    Kalli Beth · June 10, 2011
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  • Sean

    Get the beer sampler... really the only way to figure out what's what.

    Sean · May 17, 2011
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  • Sam P.

    Try the alligator balls!

    Sam P · April 2, 2011
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  • Cass C.

    The Weyerbacher slam dunkel beer is very tasty.

    Cass C · March 29, 2011
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  • James B.

    the half price drinks for ladies is awesome. give your cash to a lady and get drunk cheap! 2 bud lite bottles were 4 bucks.

    James Baldesweiler · December 11, 2010
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  • Laura C.

    Karaoke is now on Tuesdays! And OHMYGOD THEY HAVE ITHACA'S APRICOT WHEAT ON TAP!!!!

    Laura Christiansen · December 8, 2010
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  • Darren"DJ Absurd" S.

    Everyother Friday, mc's rapping over a live band and DJ Absurd spinning hip hop throwbacks. Ladies drink half price

    Darren"DJ Absurd" Shabat · November 27, 2010
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  • Liz S.

    Sun: 1/2 price drinksTue: $4 margaritas, $3 coronasWed: karaokeThur: 1/2 price drinksFri: 1/2 price drinks for ladies

    Liz Small · September 16, 2010
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  • Keith B.

    The place is Cool! But Doug B is crazy!

    Keith Bryson · August 13, 2010
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  • Cass C.

    Try their Bud Light...AMAZING!

    Cass C · July 20, 2010
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  • dana

    Fridays ladies night-half priced drinks- be sure to check out Hey Bulldog when they play, awesome beatles cover band

    dana · July 19, 2010
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  • Nikki B.

    it is ok. the drinks were eh, a little loud but nothing to poo poo nor go ape over.

    Nikki B · June 14, 2010
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  • Ben B.

    One of the best tap lists in New Brunswick for craft and quality beer. For rare beers, the best... when they have them.

    Ben Bakelaar · June 4, 2010
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  • Christopher D.

    Was here a few weeks ago. Awesome ambiance and great food.

    Christopher Damoci · April 2, 2010
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  • Parag B.

    Bands on at 10:30

    Parag Badami · March 21, 2010
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  • Mike L.

    Octoberfest! Sunday the 11th!

    Mike Lazzaro · October 7, 2009
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